Overlook Systems Technology Inc.: Committed to Excellence

Virginia National Capital Region Office

DOD POSITIONING, NAVIGATION, AND TIMING (PNT) SUPPORT TO THE OFFICE OF THE SECRETARY OF DEFENSE

Overlook provides the Office of the Department of Defense Chief Information Officer (DoD CIO) programmatic and engineering support, technical analyses, assessments, and policy formulation support for development, acquisition, deployment, and operation of all DoD PNT systems including national security, civil, commercial, international cooperative, and other policy aspects of the Global Positioning System (GPS) and integration of multi-source PNT technologies and applications. Task areas include:

  • DoD PNT Directives, Instructions, and Manuals
  • DoD PNT Oversight Council, EMB and Working Groups
  • Interagency PNT Activities
  • GPS and other PNT Security Policy/Waivers
  • PNT Integration Group (PiNG) execution
  • Independent Research and Development (IR&D) reviews
  • GPS & PNT Technology Export Oversight
  • PNT enabling cyberspace operations in the execution of military missions
  • Operational PNT/Navwar Implementation Policy and Guidelines
  • Federal Radionavigation Plan (FRP)
  • PNT Architectures & Roadmaps
  • PPBE Process Support for PNT (Program Budget Reviews)
  • International PNT Activities (NATO, EU, ICG, Bilateral)
  • PNT Spectrum and Frequency Management issues
  • Congressional Reports and Responses
  • Special PNT Assessments and Analyses

NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION (NASA)

Overlook analysts support the Space Communications and Navigation (SCaN) program within the Space Operations Mission Directorate at NASA Headquarters in the areas of,

  • Provision of standardized PNT services within NASA to enable greater autonomous space operations with reduced user burdens and reduced costs on NASA communication networks
  • NASA interagency advocacy for government-provided PNT services in support of NASA missions
  • Coordination within NASA of technology development activities relating to PNT in support of NASA missions.

CHIEF OF NAVAL OPERATIONS STAFF

Overlook supports the Chief of Naval Operations N2/N6E Staff by providing a broad range of programmatic and system engineering support, technical analyses, assessments, and policy formulation support. Tasks include:

  • Space Based PNT and GPS Program Support
  • Navy GPS User Equipment Program
  • Requirements development and acquisition oversight
  • Future Space-Based PNT Needs
  • NATO Navigation and Navwar issues
  • Space System Vulnerability and Space Control
  • Space vulnerability assessments
  • Support to Navy Space Team
  • Space control input to the Navy's Program Objectives Memorandum (POM)/budget cycle

NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND

Overlook supports the Naval Air Systems Command located at Naval Air Station Patuxent River with:

  • Foreign Comparative Testing (FCT) projects support
  • Air Navigation Warfare development and integration
  • GPS modernization development and integration
  • Communication, Navigation Surveillance/Air Traffic Management (CNS/ATM) support
  • Meeting, travel and logistics support

NATIONAL COORDINATION OFFICE FOR SPACE-BASED PNT

Overlook supports the legislative outreach efforts for the Space-Based Positioning, Navigation and Timing (PNT) National Coordination Office. Support includes:

  • Tracking and reporting congressional appropriations, authorizations, and other legislation related to all PNT systems
  • Formulating outreach materials that portray U.S. leadership in Global Navigation Satellite Service and interdependencies
  • Engaging congressional staff members on policy issues that may adversely affect GPS services
  • Organizing legislative outreach briefings and events on Capitol Hill to communicate the importance of civil GPS applications to U.S. national and economic infrastructure
  • Preparing monthly PNT-related policy newsletters that are circulated to congressional staff members and the PNT interagency community
  • Preparing and distributing daily media clips to the PNT interagency community
  • Assisting development for the upgrade of www.GPS.gov
  • A broad range of specialized programmatic and system engineering support
  • Technical analyses and risk assessments in support of the Director of the National Coordination Office

Principal DoD Space Advisor (SAF/SP) (formally DoD Executive Agent for Space Staff)

Overlook supports the Principal DoD Space Advisor (PDSA) and the Deputy Under Secretary of the Air Force for Space Programs. Activities include:

  • Assessment of long-term space mission-area and cross-domain capability architectures
  • Coordination and integration of space plans and assessments,
  • Coordinate Allied cooperation in Positioning, Navigation & Timing projects, and
  • Foster unity of effort across DoD’s space enterprise